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Advisory definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ADVI'SORY, a.
1. Having power to advise.
The general association has a general advisory superintendence over all the ministers and churches.
2. Containing advice; as, their opinion is merely advisory.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: giving advice; "an advisory memorandum", "his function was purely consultative" [syn: advisory, consultative, consultatory, consultive] n
1: an announcement that usually advises or warns the public of some threat; "a frost advisory"

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 1778 1. having or exercising power to advise <an advisory council> 2. containing or giving advice II. noun (plural -ries) Date: 1936 a report giving information (as on the weather) and often recommending action to be taken

NOAA Weather Glossary

Advisories are issued for weather situations that cause significant inconveniences but do not meet warning criteria and, if caution is not exercised, could lead to life-threatening situations. Advisories are issued for significant events that are occurring, are imminent, or have a very high probability of occurrence.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 giving advice; constituted to give advice (an advisory body). 2 consisting in giving advice. --n. (pl. -ies) US an advisory statement, esp. a bulletin about bad weather.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Advisory Ad*vi"so*ry, a. Having power to advise; containing advice; as, an advisory council; their opinion is merely advisory. The General Association has a general advisory superintendence over all the ministers and churches. --Trumbull.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(advisories) 1. An advisory group regularly gives suggestions and help to people or organizations, especially about a particular subject or area of activity. (FORMAL) ...members of the advisory committee on the safety of nuclear installations... ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. An advisory is an official announcement or report that warns people about bad weather, diseases, or other dangers or problems. (AM) 26 states have issued health advisories. = warning N-COUNT: usu supp N

Moby Thesaurus

admonition, admonitory, bulletin, cautionary, communicative, consultative, consultatory, council, deliberative, didactic, directive, educational, educative, enlightening, exhortative, exhortatory, expostulative, expostulatory, hortative, hortatory, informational, informative, informing, instructive, monitorial, monitory, moralistic, notice, preachy, prediction, recommendatory, remonstrant, remonstrative, remonstratory, sententious, synodal, synodic, warning



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